What's New

Fix for audio issues with older iOS versions

App Description

Create professional quality Jazz tracks to your own chords in minutes with Volume 1 of the award-winning SessionBand Jazz app - the world’s only chord-based loop app.

It's the ultimate Jazz play-along and the perfect tool for Jazz songwriters – wherever you are and whatever your level of ability.

Jamie Cullum: "An extraordinarily useful tool for jazz musicians of any ability"

James Tormé: “ Ridiculously useful. They seriously nailed it"

With over 16,000 precision-cut, chord-based Jazz loops (included in the download) performed and produced for SessionBand by 4 of the world's leading jazz musicians, SessionBand Jazz instantly converts the chords you select into great-sounding Jazz audio - wherever you are and whatever your ability.

Volume 1 comprises 15 diverse Jazz styles from Slow Swing, Medium Swing, Bossa Nova and Afro Jazz to Fast Latin, Up Swing and many more.

And with a host of pro features like automated mixing, auto-transpose, one-touch live recording, real-time tempo shift and Audiobus compatibility, it has never been easier or quicker to create your own studio quality Jazz - even if you can't play a note!

SessionBand Jazz Volume 1 is a professional app - essential for anyone learning Jazz and perfect for Jazz musicians looking for the ultimate play-along. But equally, it's simple and quick enough for non-musicians who love jazz to create their own great-sounding, royalty-free music and share it with the world.

SessionBand Jazz Volume 1 has reached Top 5 in the paid music app charts in no fewer than 59 countries since launch.

Watch the video at sessionbandapp.com


The fastest way to create studio-quality Jazz...

• Simply pick one of 15 Jazz styles
• Choose your chords
• Stretch or shorten loops in seconds
• Build up your track in minutes
• Instantly hear your track across other different Jazz styles and tempos
• Auto-transpose your entire track (not electronic pitch shift!)
• Mix your track (manual or automated)
• Adjust track tempo (+/- 15%)
• Record direct to audio
• Copy straight to other music apps (if you want to)
• Share with the world!


SessionBand gets 4 of the world's top Jazz musicians playing on your tracks...

Drums – Ralph Salmins (Wynton Marsalis, Burt Bacharach, Elton John, Madonna, Robbie Williams, Quincy Jones...)
Saxes / Flutes – Andy Panayi (Peter Erskine, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis, Paul McCartney...)
Bass - Geoff Gascoyne (Georgie Fame, Michel Legrand, Sting, Van Morrison...)
Piano – Tom Cawley (Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Watts, Jane Monheit, Stacey Kent, Yaron Herman, Guy Barker, Peter Gabriel...)


The ultimate mobile practice tool for Jazz students...

• Practice with your very own world class Jazz quartet
• Loop markers let you focus on specific sections
• Mute/Solo instrument channels (manual and automated)
• Transpose your whole track instantly


But you don't have to be a musician to create seriously good Jazz tracks and release them royalty-free...

• Simple, intuitive interface
• Audition loops as you go
• 'Track Builder' makes building a full track quick and easy
• Intuitive mixing and record functions
• Hugely educational


Detailed Product Information

• 15 diverse popular Jazz styles in tempo order: Ballad; 12/8; Slow Swing (2 feel); Slow Swing (4 feel); Medium Swing (2 feel); Medium Swing (4 feel); Bossa Nova; Shuffle; Medium 3 /4; Afro Jazz; Medium Up Swing (2 feel); Medium Up Swing (4 feel); Fast Latin; Up Swing (2 feel); Up Swing (4 feel)
• Tempos from 60bpm to 220bpm
• 10 chord variations for every root note in all 15 styles: maj7(9); maj7(#11); 7(13); 7(b9); 7(#5,#9); 7sus(13); m7(9); m7(b5); m(maj7); dim
• The exclusive musical content in this app is not duplicated in any other SessionBand app
• All loops are offered royalty-free and can be used freely in your own works

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 23, 2013 Initial release
  • July 16, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • July 18, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • July 20, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • July 23, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • July 29, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • July 31, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • August 11, 2013 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • October 10, 2013 New version 1.1
  • October 10, 2013 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • October 14, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • November 22, 2013 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 29, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • December 05, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • December 07, 2013 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 16, 2013 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 20, 2013 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $2.99
  • January 07, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $8.99
  • January 11, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • January 16, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $3.99
  • January 28, 2014 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • February 11, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • February 17, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • February 28, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • March 06, 2014 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • March 09, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • March 15, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • March 24, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • April 02, 2014 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • April 25, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • May 02, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • May 15, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • May 20, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • August 26, 2014 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • September 02, 2014 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • February 19, 2015 New version 2.0
  • February 20, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • March 12, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • April 24, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • April 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • May 08, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • May 12, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • July 25, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • July 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • August 10, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • August 20, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • August 23, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99
  • September 03, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • September 12, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • September 15, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • October 03, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $0.99
  • October 10, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $8.99
  • October 31, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • November 04, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • November 28, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 02, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 20, 2015 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • January 03, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • February 03, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • February 13, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • February 23, 2016 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • March 19, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • June 20, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • June 29, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 05, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • November 12, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 29, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 03, 2016 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • December 23, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $0.99
  • January 06, 2017 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 13, 2019 New version 2.3
  • June 13, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 14, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 New version 2.5
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • June 16, 2019 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • October 28, 2019 New version 2.5.1
  • October 28, 2019 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • November 11, 2019 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • December 24, 2019 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $3.99
  • January 13, 2020 Price increase: $3.99 -> $8.99
  • July 14, 2020 New version 2.5.3
  • November 20, 2020 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $1.99
  • December 09, 2020 Price increase: $1.99 -> $8.99
  • October 08, 2021 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $2.99

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